The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

Letters to the Editor

October 28, 2012

Bogart’s experience a plus

DANVILLE — Editor:

Vermilion County voters will select a new recorder on Nov. 6. Nikki Bogart has the knowledge and experience to serve those who use the recorder’s office, as well as the taxpayers of the county.

Since graduating from the University of Illinois with a degree in accounting, Nikki has been employed in both the private and public sector. She served on the Vermilion County Board from 1998 to 2007 and has been the Vermilion County financial resources director since 2007. Nikki has worked toward ensuring the county portion of the real estate tax has not increased for the past six budgets.

As a fellow attorney, I respect Nikki’s opponent and his legal ability. However, I do not think a law degree makes him more qualified to serve as recorder. I believe Nikki’s background in administration and finance is better suited to administering efficiently and effectively the office of recorder. She will manage the recorder’s office in a fiscally responsible manner.

I urge you to vote for Nikki Bogart for Vermilion County Recorder.

Michael O’Brien


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